Northumberland OPP – Roseneath Man Charged with Obstruction of Justice, Obstruction of Peace Officer (Name Released)

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One Person Charged

(TRENT HILLS, ON) – One individual has been charged in relation to a death investigation of a person reported missing in Trent Hills in September 2022.

On September 18, 2022, members of the Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) located 22-year-old Travis NICKERSON of the Village of Hastings, who was reported missing on September 8, 2022, deceased in the area of County Road 18 in Alnwick-Haldimand Township.

False information was provided to officers during the investigation and as a result, on February 21, 2024, Seth GRAY, age 35 of Roseneath, was charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

·      Obstruction of Justice, section 139(2)

·      Obstruct Peace Officer, section 129(a)

The accused was held for a bail hearing before the Ontario Court of Justice in Cobourg on February 22, 2024.

The Northumberland OPP Crime Unit conducted the investigation under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch, with the assistance of OPP Forensic Identification Services and in conjunction with the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario and the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service.

The OPP would like to thank the local community for their cooperation and assistance.

Anyone with further information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Northumberland OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or ontariocrimestoppers.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

Pete Fisher
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